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Blade sharpening strap

Object Number: 
INV.7742
Date: 
1870-1920
Medium: 
Leather, textile, metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 1/2 in. ( 39.7 x 6.7 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on one end of leather strap: "50" inside a wreath
Description: 
Razor-strop consisting of a leather strap stitched at either end to a textile strap backing; with two black painted metal handles, one with a small ring that swivels.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group